Harmonic Focus scalpel for treatment of Wilms’ tumor in child

Sergey Minaev, Igor Kirgizov, Nikolay Bykov, Igor Gerasimenko, Kirill Kirgizov, Margarita Gevandova
  • Medical news of the North Caucasus, January 2016, Stavropol State Medical University
  • DOI: 10.14300/mnnc.2016.11046

Harmonic Focus scalpel for treatment of Wilms’ tumor

What is it about?

Case report of 1-year patient with damaging of Wilms’ tumor (Stage IV). According to the current staging and treatment SIOP 9 protocol, patient received the preoperative chemotherapy. Harmonic Focus Scalpel provided reliable and safe option for Wilms’ tumor resection in the child, lesser operative time and good postoperative recovery.

Why is it important?

In our case study Harmonic Focus curved shears has accounted for minimized intraoperative blood loss (150 ml vs. 300–500 ml with conventional techniques according to our experience), minimized coagulation necrosis and absence of febrile reactions postoperatively, as well as reliable hemostasis, which allowed us to avoid postoperative retroperitoneal space drainage.

Perspectives

Professor Sergey Viktorovich Minaev
Stavropol State Medical University

The Harmonic Focus Scalpel promises to be a reliable and safe option for Wilms’ tumor resec￾tion in the child, lesser operative time and good postoperative recovery.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.14300/mnnc.2016.11046

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